UPDATE 3/24/2020:   Due to the national impact of COVID19 and WMU’s efforts to reduce the risks of spread and exposure for our Faculty, Staff and Students, all Logistical Services staffing levels have been reduced to essential personnel only. Check the groups listed on the left for any further, more specific information about services and events.

 NOTE: Surplus Sales are cancelled until further notice.


The Logistical Services Department is a unit of the Office of Business and Finance of Western Michigan University. Logistical Services is comprised of Purchasing, Surplus, Maintenance Stores, Mail, Receiving and Distribution.

The Logistical Services Department is proud to support Western Michigan University through the services we provide to the community.


Our vision is to become a leader among Western Michigan University colleges and universities in innovative and effective logistics and customer service.


Procure and provide supply chain management resources and services in an efficient and effective manner for the Western Michigan University community.


  1. Continually enhance customer service.
  2. Enable staff to become more knowledgeable and proficient.
  3. Obtain resources to support optimal operational effectiveness.


Visit us at the Campus Services Building on East Campus.

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Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The office is closed on all University holidays.